Looking for a little print design inspiration? Check out these beautifully designed compositions posted by Abduzeedo.com!
“More and more the web is bringing back the classic principles of good graphic design with attention to typography and grid systems. Besides that it seems that the web is graduating from the phase where everything should be above the fold, where density is better than well organized and spaced out compositions.”
Try incorporating shapes into your designs using these five creative tips, posted by Canva!
“Think outside the box and use shapes creatively in your designs. From framing your content to create emphasis to creating a unique text box, shapes are a simple tool that can be used to add professional effects to your designs.”
Watch out for these essential layout trends for 2015, posted by Webdesigner Depot!
“The web has changed a lot over the last decade, and at the same time it hasn’t changed at all. If we look back 10 years we will find that the web had a very common layout pattern at work across the bulk of sites. This go-to pattern consisted of a header, footer, sidebar and content area. It was the expected layout for the web.”
Check out these lovely layouts for online magazine sites, posted by Webdesign Ledger!
“These designs should provide more than enough ideas for crafting usable widgets, content styles, links, and headlines. Featured images and other common magazine elements have become a staple in digital magazine layouts. These examples should provide a meaningful base to structure new magazine websites in the future.”
Check out this gorgeous collection of winery and vineyard websites, posted by Webdesign Ledger!
“It can be difficult to find high-caliber inspiration for niche design topics. There are hundreds of great portfolio websites but not as many examples for wineries, vineyards, or similar orchards. Over the past few years more businesses have pushed to get online and it has created a demand for quality web design in all areas.”
For a little creative motivation check out this article discussing how to transform your problem-solving and creativity, posted by Smashing Magazine!
“Think of all the people you know who inspire you, whether family and friends or public figures. Who are the most interesting, engaging and stimulating to be around? The ones with the great ideas and energy for life? These people almost certainly always ask questions and have an insatiable thirst to learn new things.” Read more here at Smashing Magazine.
For a little inspiration take a look at these creative logos featuring bells, posted by Naldz Graphics!
“Logo designs are one of the important factors that give an impeccable influence to any companies’ identity. With this, it is important to be precise with design so that it will effectively represent your company. Today, we have compiled some of the most beautiful Bell Logos that can give you some inspiration and ideas for your own logo design. Be sure to check them all out below. Come, take a peek, and enjoy!”
Check out these tips on designing delectable restaurant websites, posted by Design Modo!
“Designing around food can be tricky. Think about it: Taking a photo of food is difficult. How can you explain the aroma of a great meal digitally? But there are plenty of things you can do when designing a website for a restaurant. The idea is to create a fully usable website that makes people hungry and tells visitors everything they need to know before arrival. Here are 10 tips (and some examples of nice sites) to help you make the most of a restaurant website design project.”
Start the new year with prosperity and productivity! Here are some great tips to kick start the new year right, posted by Hongkiat. Happy New Year everyone!
“2014 may not have been the best year for many people. The year was laden with heart-breaking tragedies, disasters and losses. Unless you have been hiding underneath a rock for the past 12 months, or have a heart made of rocks, there were probably times when you wanted to just stay in bed and not deal with anything. If your motivation meter has hit rock bottom perhaps from the wrong decisions made in 2014, or you’re just clueless as to where you want to move towards for the new 2015, this post is for you.”
Check these fantastic websites from Spain, posted by DesignModo!
“Spanish art has matured from numerous artistic movements and eras that are astonishingly varied: Romanesque, Muslim, Italian Renaissance, Spanish Renaissance, Golden Age of Spanish culture, period of Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism as well as directions like Cubism and Surrealism and that are just as high on the list.”